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The cost you pay for constantly saying yes

Published on Nov 17, 2023 05:11 PM IST
  • From difficulty in setting boundaries to feeling burnout, here are a few ways by which we pay a price for saying yes to everything.
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When we are people-pleasing in nature, we are used to constantly saying yes to people. In most situations, even when we are not aligned with the idea, we have a difficult time saying no. "Forgive yourself for not recognising the toll people-pleasing has taken on your mental and emotional health," wrote Therapist Klara Kernig.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 17, 2023 05:11 PM IST

When we are people-pleasing in nature, we are used to constantly saying yes to people. In most situations, even when we are not aligned with the idea, we have a difficult time saying no. "Forgive yourself for not recognising the toll people-pleasing has taken on your mental and emotional health," wrote Therapist Klara Kernig.(Unsplash)

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Saying yes to things we are not onboard with often makes us feel burnt out. This can make us feel drained and frustrated. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 17, 2023 05:11 PM IST

Saying yes to things we are not onboard with often makes us feel burnt out. This can make us feel drained and frustrated. (Unsplash)

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When we are constantly saying yes to others, we start to grow resentful towards them. m(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 17, 2023 05:11 PM IST

When we are constantly saying yes to others, we start to grow resentful towards them. m(Unsplash)

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When we are too busy dealing with the requests of others, we can miss out on things that can personally benefit us. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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When we are too busy dealing with the requests of others, we can miss out on things that can personally benefit us. (Unsplash)

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When we say yes to everything, we have a difficult time setting boundaries as we consider them rude and difficult. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 17, 2023 05:11 PM IST

When we say yes to everything, we have a difficult time setting boundaries as we consider them rude and difficult. (Unsplash)

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Respecting our needs and expectations and saying yes to things that align with our value system helps us to filter things that are healthy for us. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 17, 2023 05:11 PM IST

Respecting our needs and expectations and saying yes to things that align with our value system helps us to filter things that are healthy for us. (Unsplash)

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